The plugins read-only property of the Document interface returns an HTMLCollection object containing one or more HTMLEmbedElements representing the <embed> elements in the current document.

For a list of installed plugins, use NavigatorPlugins.plugins instead.


embedArrayObj = document.plugins 


An HTMLCollection, or null if there are no embeds in the document.


Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'Document.plugins' in that specification.
Living Standard  

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes ? Yes ? ? ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes ? Yes ? ? ?

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

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